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News Briefing: Brooke Astor’s Charitable Giving Is Questioned by Son’s Lawyer

By Kate Golden on April 29, 2009No Comment
  • President Obama picks a former Clinton AIDS official to run the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.  [Reuters]
  • Social networking has not yet proven itself to be as effective as more traditional methods in the raising of funds for nonprofits.  [Washington Post]
  • Brooke Astor's benevolence came under scrutiny in court, where a lawyer for her son argued that charity was not necessarily her top priority.  [New York Times]
  • A year after Cyclone Nargis, tens of thousands of survivors still struggle to eke out a life.  [Associated Press]
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